Tribunal upholds Longjan’s election as Plateau senator
The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau State, yesterday upheld the election of Senator Ignatius Longjan of the All Progressives Congress (APC) representing Plateau South.
Lalong pledges better welfare for corps members
Governor of Plateau State Simon Lalong has disclosed plans to improve the welfare of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members on national assignment in the state.
Giving succour to the elderly
Recently, the First Lady of Ekiti State, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, earned public commendations for an act of kindness she bestowed on an elderly woman in the state.
STF arrests 10 over recent Jos skirmishes
The Special Task Force (STF) in charge of security in Plateau and Southern Kaduna has arrested 10 hoodlums in connection with the recent skirmishes in Jos.
Plateau State governor emerges chairman of Northern Governors Forum
Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, on Friday, has emerged chairman of the Northern Governors Forum for another four years. He was elected by his colleagues during the meeting of the forum which held in Kaduna. Lalong was re-elected as the Plateau State governor in the just concluded gubernatorial election on March 23, 2019. He polled…
Gunmen kill councillor, father in Plateau
Unknown gunmen, weekend, hacked down a lawmaker, Sinimbalia Maigida, and his 65-year-old father, Titus Maigida, in Kanam Council of Plateau State.
Jos Radio sues NBC, director, demands N500m damages
Jodaj Global Communications, owners of a Jos, Plateau State-based private radio station, Jay FM, has sued the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and its Zonal Director, Igomu Onoja, for shutting down the outfit. The owners are asking the court to compel the NBC to re-open the radio station and pay damages incurred, as a result of…
Plateau State establishes agency for ICT development
The Plateau state government has established an ICT development agency with the mandate to develop ICT, as well as using it as a tool for social mobility in solving youth unemployment in the state. Mr Daser David, director general, Plateau State Information Technology Development Agency (PICTDA) disclosed this recently at the 10th West Africa Convergence…
APC's Simon Lalong retains seat as Plateau governor
Incumbent Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau, has been declared the winner of the rerun gubernatorial election in the state. Lalong gathered 595,582 votes to win, with his closest rival, Jeremiah Useni, a retired Army General who was the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party…